Quanah Parker, a Kwahadi Comanche chief; full-length, standing in front of tent. Photographed by Lanney. Read EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON.Also, RIDE THE WIND His mother Cynthia Ann Parker was captured by the Commanche att a young age, lived among them for years.
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Black Elk (Oglala Sioux) 1863-1950. Black Elk experienced a vision at age nine that led to his becoming a medicine man renowned for his spiritual and healing powers. He participated in the Custer battle, the Ghost Dance religion and the Wounded Knee massacre. One of the most important books ever written about Native spirituality, "Black Elk Speaks: The Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux" has become the "bible" for young Indians, who look to it for spiritual guidance.